Atlanta Falcons: Vic Beasley among highest rated rookies on Madden 16


It’s almost time for football, which means it’s almost time for the latest addition of the Madden video game series. With a new batch of rookies entering the NFL, there is some good news for Atlanta Falcons fans.

If the Falcons’ defense frustrated you in previous games, it should be improved this year as first round draft choice Vic Beasley is among the highest rated rookies.

Beasley was selected with the eighth overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft and it’s hoped he will bolster a pass rush in desperate need of reinforcements.

You can find the full list here. Here is what was written about Beasley:

"VIC BEASLEY (77 OVR)ATLANTA FALCONS RE (8TH OVERALL)6’3, 246 POUNDSBeasley is another quick edge rusher, but he backs it up with 87 Strength. He’s coming around the end with 88 Speed and 89 Acceleration. To knock down passes, Beasley brings rookie-best 92 Jumping."

1. WR Amari Cooper, Oakland Raiders (Rating: 82)
2. QB Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Rating: 81)
3. RB Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams (Rating: 80)
4. DT Leonard Williams, New York Jets (Rating: 80)
5. OT Brandon Scherff, Washington Redskins (Rating: 80)
6. DE Dante Fowler, Jacksonville Jaguars (Rating: 79)
7. RB Melvin Gordon, San Diego Chargers (Rating: 78)
8. WR Kevin White, Chicago Bears (Rating: 78)
9. QB Marcus Mariota, Tennessee Titans (Rating: 78)
10. OLB Vic Beasley, Atlanta Falcons (Rating: 77)

What do you think, Falcons fans? Has Beasley been given a fair rating? Be sure to let us know in the comments.

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